Patent Number: 6,254,167

Title: Wiper device for vehicle

Abstract: A wiper device for a vehicle disclosed is provided with a wiper motor, a wiper pivot connected to the wiper motor, and a pivot holder having a base portion attached to the vehicle body and a bearing portion connected to the base portion and pivotally supporting the wiper pivot in a rotatable manner. In this case, the wiper pivot can rotate around the pivot axis thereof by using a drive force from the wiper motor, and the wiper pivot extends so as to project toward an outer side of the vehicle body. Then, in the structure mentioned above, it is further constructed in such a manner that at least a part of the bearing portion is released from the vehicle body when a load equal to or more than a predetermined value acts on the wiper pivot so as to move the wiper pivot to the inner portion of the vehicle body.

Inventors: Goto; Masami (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kobayashi; Toshio (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ohsaki; Hiroshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kojima; Hiroshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Shimuba; Masaaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)

Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

International Classification: B60S 1/04 (20060101); B60S 1/34 (20060101); B60S 1/32 (20060101); B60S 001/34 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018